The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mathematics (Maths)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 71 69
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 0.14% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.18% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +3.37% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +47.61% +27.27%  

Mathematics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 554 565 751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.31% 80.60% 83.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 340 387
Median daily rate £380 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.29% +2.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Mathematics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Glasgow

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mathematics in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Glasgow

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) yum
3 4 (40.00%) Ansible
3 4 (40.00%) Law
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) MiFID
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) EMIR
5 2 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (20.00%) Big Data

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) Network Security
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Appium
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Law
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (20.00%) Designer
1 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Tester
2 1 (10.00%) iOS Tester
2 1 (10.00%) KDB Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Mason
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) AIX
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Market Research
4 1 (10.00%) Physics
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (20.00%) EMIR
1 2 (20.00%) MiFID
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (40.00%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) EMC
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (40.00%) VMware